For St. Patrick’s Day: after dinner mint

After a quick trip to the market, Speedy checked his Facebook account, found a lot of Happy St. Patrick's Day greetings from his family, relatives and friends in the U.S. and asked if I had posted anything for St. Patrick's … [Read more...]

The difference between a shot and a shooter

The difference between a shot and a shooter

I was searching for a recipe for Blow Job intending to make one at home. I wanted to try my hand at making one of those flaming drinks and I thought I'd start with a Blow Job since I have a curious fascination with it. To be … [Read more...]


Layered drinks and specific gravity

When Speedy was first learning how to make layered cocktail drinks, he followed recipes which conveniently specified which ought to be poured first so that the proper layers are formed. The drink above, for instance, … [Read more...]


Chocolate and amaretto coffee

It's my dream to build a huge archive of coffee recipes, you know? But it's been slow going. Mostly, because I keep forgetting that I am building an archive of coffee recipes -- something I ought to remember every time I make … [Read more...]


Layered cocktail drink: Absinthe B-55

A layered cocktail drink has two or more liquors each floating on top of the other. The layering is possible because liquors have different densities. Following the rule of specific gravity, the heaviest liquor sinks at the … [Read more...]


Blue-eyed blonde

Cocktail drinks have such interesting names. I mixed these blue-eyed blondes yesterday while preparing dinner, gave one glass to Speedy and the drink turned out to be so potent that I wondered afterward if I should have used … [Read more...]